UMaine graduate student featured on WGME, BDN for swimming fundraiser

Alyssa Simonds, graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was featured on WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) and in the Bangor Daily News for her ambitious goal to swim 31 lakes in the 31 days of August as part of a fundraiser for LifeLight of Maine. Simonds has already swam 100 lakes in Maine and was approached by LifeFlight for the fundraiser. “I’m so glad they reached out and that we hooked up together and I can promote this awesome fundraiser,” Simonds said. To donate and learn more, visit the Cross for LifeLight website, or Simonds fundraising page.